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Economy

Quarterly Labour Force Survey Quarter 4: 2020 (Statistics South Africa)

 

Economy

International Monetary Fund: World Economic Outlook (South Africa)

 

Education

Africa Check Fact-Check: No, South African university not offering witchcraft course - it’s just satire

 

Crime & justice

Independent Police Investigative Directorate Annual Report 2019/2020

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is charged with the oversight responsibility over the South African Police Services (SAPS) and Municipal Police Services (MPS). IPID discharges its mandate by conducting independent and impartial investigations of the identified criminal offenses allegedly committed by the SAPS and the MPS members, subsequent to the investigation they make appropriate recommendations for justice.

Crime & justice

South African Police Service Annual Report 2019/20

 

Sex & gender

WHO Bulletin: Intimate femicide–suicide in South Africa

To examine the incidence and patterns of intimate femicide-suicide in South Africa and to describe the factors associated with an increase in the risk of suicide after intimate femicide (i.e. the killing of an intimate female partner). A cross-sectional retrospective national mortuary-based study was conducted at a proportionate random sample of 25 legal laboratories to identify all homicides committed in 1999 of women aged over 13 years. Data was collected from the mortuary file, autopsy report and a police interview.

Covid-19
Health

SAHPRA Press Release: Update on the use of ivermectin in the prevention or treatment of COVID-19

 

Crime & justice

SAPS Second Quarter Crime Statistics 2020/2021


Crime statistics compiled by the South African Police Service (SAPS) which cover 21 crime categories including murder, sexual offences, assault and robbery. The statistics reveal changing trends in reported crimes and allows for comparisons between provinces and police stations.


 

Sex & gender
Crime & justice
Covid-19

Department of Social Development

The South African Department of Social Development website. The site includes the Department's annual reports, newsletters, and other strategic documents.